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What is your equipment list for Weddings/Parties

Started Dec 29, 2009 | Discussions thread
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Re: What is your equipment list for Weddings/Parties
In reply to perpetua, Jun 8, 2010

I don't know why everyone is knocking almari's eqpt list. Have you seen his photos? He gets the job done. I would hire him.

perpetua wrote:

Not sure why all this equipment is useful, I realized that we, photographers, want the perfect shot with the perfect equipment each time, to make the most artistic shots possible. But for the B&G, the most important is to take the right picture at the right moment. Now I shoot with the less possible and care less about all flashes and whistles.

Of course I take artistic shots when I can, but I prefer to be always ready to shoot without changing/adjusting my equipment all the time. So 2 bodies, 4-5 lenses and 2-3 flashes is all I need.
I can provide top quality results anyway and be less intimidating/visibile.

It depends of your style of pictures I guess.

chopsteeks wrote:
This list shouts ----- back pain.

Wow, that is quite a lineup of equipment.

almari wrote:

Nikon D3
Nikon D300 w/grip
Nikon F5 film body (with 15 rolls of film)
Nikkor 24-70 f/2.8 lens
Nikkor 70-200 f/2.8 lens
Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 lens
Nikkor 85 f/1.8 lens
Nikkor 50 f/1.8
Lensbaby 2.0
Nikkor 10.5 f/2.8 fisheye
Nikkor 70-210 f/4
(2) Nikon SB900 flashes
(4) Nikon SB800 flashes
(3) Nikon SD-8a battery packs
(3) lighting stands
(3) white shoot through umbrellas
Short stepladder
Misc memory cards
Extra batteries for cameras and flashes
(4) Joe Demb Jumbo Flip-it flash modifiers
Large Pelican 1654 case for storage
(2) Small Camera shoulder bags to carry lenses while shooting
Think Tank Belt System
(2) Black Rapid Straps

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